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Sunday Q&A: Donald L. Jordan


Real Estate Developer, Writer, Literary Philanthropist You have stated that, with the endowment that you established at Columbus State, your wish is to do for the literary arts what the university has done for visual arts and performing arts in recent years. How do you see that vision taking shape?“Actually, I was planning  to do something like this half my life, once I could afford to do it...

Words & Music, Southern Gothic Style


“I’ve written one song off Reflections of a Golden Eye from the passage where the main guy takes his wife’s horse out riding,” Aimee Bobruk says of a songwriting process that led the Austin, Texas musician to where she sat Tuesday night, sipping wine on the front porch of  Carson McCullers’ childhood home. “He’s riding, loses control and finds his bliss,” she continues, talking during a quick...

Coffee Shop Chronicles: Iron Bank Coffee Co.


Written by Courtney Hudson If you have spent any time Uptown in Columbus, you know exactly where Iron Bank Coffee Company is located. Right on the corner of 11th and Broadway stands a beautiful, white-columned building with high arching windows, just like a picture in a history book, and really, you just might see it in one! This unique coffee house looks just like an old-timey bank because it...

The 1st Men’s Empowerment Breakfast


Chattahoochee Valley Parent2Parent, LLC, a newly formed community organization, is hosting its first major event on June 18, 2016. The 1st Men’s Empowerment Breakfast will be held at the East Columbus Family Life Center at 7:00AM. “The purpose of the breakfast is two-fold”, says organizer and President of the organization Randalette L. Williams. “First we would like to recognize and...

The Missing Link


Columbus State University College of the Arts has been at the core of the Uptown Columbus evolution. Yet, no college art department is complete without a Department of Dance.

Looking Ahead


Demolition has begun at the new Columbus State University site in Uptown Columbus. There is some confusion around what is staying, and what is going at the old Ledger-Enquirer building. Here are the approved plans for CSU’s College of Education and Health Professions. The Board of Historic and Architectural Review gave CSU permission to demolish the Page Building, or the six-story tower...